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Title The asphalt jungle [(DVD) videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; screenplay by Ben Maddow, John Huston ; directed by John Huston.

Publication Info. [United States] : Turner Entertainment Co. : Warner Home Video, [2004]
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Description 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Film noir classic collection.
System Details DVD, region 1, standard version; Dolby Digital mono.
Language English or French dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Cast Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore, Sam Jaffe, John McIntire, Marc Lawrence, Barry Kelley, Anthony Caruso, Teresa Celli, Marilyn Monroe.
Credits Music, Miklos Rozsa ; cinematography, Harold Rosson ; editor, George Boemler.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1950.
From a novel by W.R. Burnett.
Special features: introduction by John Huston derived from an archival interview; commentary by author/film-noir specialist Drew Casper with co-star James Whitmore; theatrical trailer.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary An aging criminal is released from prison and decides to assemble the old gang to go on one last heist. Based on the book by W.R. Burnett.
Subject Burnett, W. R. (William Riley), 1899-1982 -- Television adaptations.
Burnett, W. R. (William Riley), 1899-1982 -- Film adaptations.
Jewelry theft -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Ex-convicts -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Detective and mystery films.
Film noir.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Huston, John, 1906-1987.
Burnett, W. R. (William Riley), 1899-1982.
Hornblow, Arthur, Jr., 1893-1976.
Maddow, Ben, 1909-1992.
Hayden, Sterling, 1916-1986.
Calhern, Louis, 1895-1956.
Hagen, Jean, 1924-1977.
Jaffe, Sam, 1891-1984.
Monroe, Marilyn, 1926-1962.
Whitmore, J. (James)
Turner Entertainment Co.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Note Subtitle on container: City under the city.
ISBN 0790789655
Standard No. 012569590328
Music No. 65903 Warner Home Video
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